Harwood Crites, 89, of Paragon, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008 at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle.
Born Oct. 1, 1919 in Greene County, he was the son of Charles Bernice and Ona Mae (Hunter) Crites. He married Wilda Delores (Hamilton) Crites on Oct. 10, 1942.
A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he worked as a repair lineman for the Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC of Bloomfield and at IUPUI in Indianapolis.
Survivors include: his wife, Wilda Delores Crites of Paragon; two sons, Steven F. Crites of Eminence and C. Tim Crites of Sheridan; two sisters, Mable Johnson of Cicero and Mary Sheets of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Oneta Noel.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Whitaker Funeral Home in Cloverdale. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mannan Cemetery in Cloverdale.